Elizabeth A. ALEXANDER[1, 2]

Female 1806 - 1848  (42 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth A. ALEXANDER 
    Born 10 Apr 1806  , Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • 1806 -> Hemphill-McEntire Cemetery typescript
      10 Apr 1806 -> DAR app 416655
    Gender Female 
    Name Betsy Alexander 
    Residence Abt 1837  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • According to her son James' Confederate Pension application, dated 1902, he had resided in Georgia for 65 years, meaning the family moved from North Carolina in approximately 1837.
    Will 18 Feb 1844  , Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Her father bequeathed to her:
      the value of his slave Sam at his wife's decease -> Buncombe County Will Abstracts
    Died 14 Sep 1848  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • 1848 -> Hemphill-McEntire Cemetery typescript
      14 Sep 1848 -> DAR app 416655
    Buried Aft 14 Sep 1848  Hemphill-Mcentire Cemetery, , Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Name:
      *Elizabeth A. Alexander
      *Mary Elizabeth Alexander -> DAR app 416655
      *Betsy -> Buncombe County Will Abstracts

      Connection to parents:
      *Named as a child of James Alexander and Rhoda Cunningham -> DAR app 416655
      *Named as James Alexander's daughter in his will -> Buncombe County Will Abstracts
    Person ID I1601  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2014 

    Father James ALEXANDER, Sr.,   b. 23 Dec 1756, Buffalo Creek, Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1844, Bee Tree Creek, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Rhoda CUNNINGHAM,   b. 15 Aug 1763, Maryland or Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1848, , Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1782  Allison Creek, York, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F51  Group Sheet

    Family Joseph Alexander MCENTIRE,   b. 1 Dec 1803, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1879, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1832  [1
    • 19 Jan 1832 -> DAR app 416655
    Children 
     1. Martha A. MCENTIRE,   b. Jul 1833, , , North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916  (Age ~ 82 years)
    +2. James Alexander MCENTIRE,   b. Abt 1834, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1917, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
    +3. Rhoda Jane MCENTIRE,   b. 2 Jun 1839, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1864  (Age 25 years)
    +4. Mary Elizabeth MCENTIRE,   b. 23 Feb 1841, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1921, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. Rachel MCENTIRE,   b. 1843,   d. 1845  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F49  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Apr 1806 - , Buncombe, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt 1837 - Murray County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 18 Feb 1844 - , Buncombe, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Sep 1848 - Murray County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 14 Sep 1848 - Hemphill-Mcentire Cemetery, , Murray, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S373] , , ; National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Library, Washington, D.C., Membership application; Margaret Kathlene Ledbetter Ragaz; National no. 416655; on James Alexander (1756-1844, North Carolina), approved 1952 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S526] Margaret Wallis Haile, Abstracts of wills, Buncombe County, NC, 1792 to 1904 (Asheville, N. C.: Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society, 2001)., p. 34 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S313] , Kendrick Family Papers; privately held by M. H. Kendrick, [address for private use], Chatsworth, Georgia, 2010., Hemphill (McEntire) Cemetery survey; A typed list of individuals buried in the cemetery, compiler unknown, dated 1989. Ms. Kendrick provided a photocopy to the author in 2009 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S38] Ancestry.com, "Georgia, Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960"; online database and digital images, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com), Record of James A. McEntire, "39th Inf. Co. A, Murray County, 1902 Indigent Soldier"; (Reliability: 2).
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=gaconfederatepension&h=37307&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt